Panasonic now offers the possibility to receive DTH satellite platforms Diveo in Germany and HD Austria in Austria via Astra (19.2 degrees East) without a set-top box through the HbbTV OpApp.
Smart TV sets continue to be highly popular with German consumers.
The Apple TV app is launching on Roku devices, just in time for Apple’s TV+ streaming debut on November 1.
Dutch SVOD platform Cinetree is now also available via a new smart TV app for Samsung.
M7 Group has reached an agreement with TV manufacturer Panasonic to integrate M7’s innovative hybrid smart TV app into the latest generation of Panasonic-produced smart TVs.
Roku is further expanding the Roku TV licensing programme into Europe.
Insight TV has announced that its channel is now available in Europe on LG Channels, exclusively powered by Xumo.
In an unintended consequence of the US-China trade dispute, the North American television market has increased its adoption of smart TVs—particularly those based on the Roku TV operating system.
DocuBay, the international documentary VOD streaming service by IN10 Media, has announced a collaboration with Foxxum.
More than half (51%) of all German households now own a smart TV set. In 2018 it was 46%, in 2017 just 42%.